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  • Tutorial

    How To Build and Deploy a Flask Application Using Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

    Docker is an Open Source application that allows administrators to create, manage, deploy, and replicate applications using containers. Flask is a web micro-framework that is built on Python. In this tutorial, you wil...
    By Michael Okoh Docker Nginx Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Add and Delete Users on CentOS 8

    In this guide, we will cover how to create user accounts, assign sudo privileges, and delete users on a CentOS 8 server.
    By Brian Boucheron CentOS CentOS 8 Linux Basics Getting Started
  • Tutorial

    How To Install MariaDB on CentOS 8

    In this tutorial, we will explain how to install the latest version of MariaDB on a CentOS 8 server.
    By Brian Boucheron CentOS CentOS 8 MySQL MariaDB Databases
  • Tutorial

    How To Install and Use PostgreSQL on CentOS 8

    PostgreSQL, or Postgres, is a relational database management system that provides an implementation of the SQL querying language. It is a popular choice for many small and large projects and has the advantage of bein...
    By Vadym Kalsin, Mark Drake PostgreSQL Databases CentOS 8
  • Tutorial

    How To Configure Packet Filter (PF) on FreeBSD 12.1

    PF is a renown firewall application that is maintained upstream by the security-driven OpenBSD project. It is more accurately expressed as a packet filtering tool, hence the name, and it is known for its simple syntax...
    By Justin Noor FreeBSD Firewall Security
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up a Firewall Using firewalld on CentOS 8

    In this guide, we will show you how to set up a firewalld firewall for your CentOS 8 server, and cover the basics of managing the firewall with the firewall-cmd administrative tool.
    By Brian Boucheron CentOS CentOS 8 Firewall Security
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up and Configure a Certificate Authority (CA) On Debian 10

    Building a private Certificate Authority on Debian 10 will enable you to configure, test, and run programs that require encrypted connections between a client and a server. With a private CA, you can issue certificate...
    By Jamon Camisso Debian 10 Debian
  • Tutorial

    How To Install and Configure SimpleSAMLphp for SAML Authentication on Ubuntu 18.04

    SimpleSAMLphp is an open-source PHP authentication application that provides support for SAML 2.0. SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language)* is a secure XML-based communication mechanism for exchanging authentication...
    By Alex Wafula PHP Open Source Ubuntu 18.04 Security
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up and Configure a Certificate Authority (CA) On CentOS 8

    Building a Certificate Authority (CA) will enable to you configure, test, and run programs that require encrypted connections between a client and server. With a private CA, you can issue certificates for users, serve...
    By Jamon Camisso CentOS 8
  • Tutorial

    How To Install Software on Kubernetes Clusters with the Helm 3 Package Manager

    Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes that allows developers and operators to more easily configure and deploy applications on Kubernetes clusters. In this tutorial, you will set up Helm 3 and use it to install, re...
    By Brian Boucheron, Savic Kubernetes
  • Tutorial

    How To Run Multiple PHP Versions on One Server Using Apache and PHP-FPM on Ubuntu 18.04

    The Apache web server uses virtual hosts to manage multiple domains on a single instance. Similarly, PHP-FPM uses a daemon to manage multiple PHP versions on a single instance. Together, you can use Apache and PHP-FPM...
    By hitjethva Ubuntu 18.04 Open Source PHP Apache LAMP Stack
  • Tutorial

    How To Use Vuls as a Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

    Vuls is an open-source, agentless vulnerability scanner written in Go. It automates security vulnerability analysis of the software installed on a system. In this tutorial, you'll deploy Vuls to an Ubuntu 18.04 server...
    By Savic Security Go Ubuntu 18.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Install Node.js on CentOS 8

    In this guide, we will show you three different ways of getting Node.js installed on a CentOS 8 server: using dnf to install the nodejs package from CentOS's default AppStream repository; installing nvm, the Node Vers...
    By Brian Boucheron Node.js JavaScript CentOS CentOS 8
  • Understanding Default Parameters in JavaScript

    In ECMAScript 2015, default function parameters were introduced to the JavaScript programming language. These allow developers to initialize a function with default values if the arguments are not supplied to the func...
    By Tania Rascia Development JavaScript
  • Tutorial

    How To Create a New Sudo-enabled User on CentOS 8 [Quickstart]

    This guide will show you how to create a new user with sudo access on CentOS 8, without having to modify your server's /etc/sudoers file.
    By Brian Boucheron Linux Basics CentOS CentOS 8 Quickstart
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up an Elasticsearch, Fluentd and Kibana (EFK) Logging Stack on Kubernetes

    When running multiple services and applications on a...
    By Hanif Jetha Kubernetes Elasticsearch Logging Solutions
  • Tutorial

    How To Install Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Debian 10

    The LEMP software stack is a group of software that can be used to serve dynamic web pages and web applications. This is an acronym that describes a Linux operating system, with an Nginx web server. The backend data i...
    By Brian Boucheron, Erika Heidi LEMP Nginx Debian 10
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up a React Project with Create React App

    Starting a new JavaScript project with React used to be a complicated process. But now, Create React App includes all the JavaScript packages you need to run a React project, including code transpiling, basic linting,...
    By Joe Morgan React Development JavaScript
  • Tutorial

    How To Optimize Nginx Configuration

    Nginx is a fast and lightweight alternative to the sometimes overbearing Apache 2. However, Nginx just like any kind of server or software must be tuned to help attain optimal performance. Here's how to optimize Ngin...
    By Alex Kavon Server Optimization Nginx
  • Book

    Sysadmin eBook: Making Servers Work

    This book is written with the belief that familiarity with some core areas of system administration will benefit anyone who uses computers, from individuals who would like to learn how to automate their systems and da...
    By Jamon Camisso Books Getting Started Linux Basics DigitalOcean